Transport Planner

  • Location: Thirsk / Harewood Whin (York)
  • Hours: 40 per week Monday to Friday
  • Salary: £24,440 per annum (plus on call allowance)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Transport Planner to join our established team at Thirsk / Harewood Whin (York).

The post-holder will work side by side with planners, the fleet compliance team and the transport / driver team to deliver training and mentoring to ensure a compliant operation for the business.

We are looking for a highly capable, articulate, and enthusiastic person who will lead and take personal ownership in the achievement of business critical tasks and compliance requirements. Displaying high-quality standards at all times. The successful candidate will be hands-on, highly organised, and have a strong attention to detail, and must be proficient in the use of all Microsoft Office IT programs.  Experience in the use of logistics and waste management systems (such as FTA Vision, PurGo etc.) would be beneficial but is not essential.

Previous experience of transport & logistics or waste management would be a significant advantage, and the successful candidate must have attended or be willing to attend an FTA Operator Awareness course at least every three years.

Closing date: 29th March 2021

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    As North Yorkshire’s largest waste management provider, we operate a fleet of vehicles travelling across God’s Own County, working between our network of transfer stations, our Household Waste Recycling Centres and our customer’s sites.

    The Transport Office manages the day-to-day organisation of our fleet through the allocation and basic routing, planning and scheduling of vehicles, ensuring the best service to our customers while maintaining employee engagement and health, safety and environmental standards.

    If you are a team player who is at home behind the wheel or working within a transport setting, and want to play a key role in the safe movement and management of the County’s waste, then check out our vacancies here.

    In return we can offer you:

    • Comprehensive Training and Development
    • Full PPE Provided
    • Award-Winning Health & Safety Culture
    • Clean and safe working and rest facilities
    • A supportive working environment, including Employee Representatives, Mental Health Advocates and an Employee Assistance Programme.

    We continue to invest to deliver a range of waste reuse, recycling, and disposal options to meet the requirements of our customers.

    Sandy Boyle, Managing Director
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